The Princess Charlene Foundation’s official team came eighth at the virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans, which took place on June 13th and 14th. The Rebellion Williams Esport crew took the top spot on the digital podium at the first edition of this simulated event.
This weekend, the Automobile Club de Monaco brought the official team of the Princess Charlène Foundation at the virtual 24 Hours of Le Mans. Professional drivers Giancarlo Fisichella and Francesco Castellaci as well as sim racer Tony Mella were brought together by the Foundation to compete on the virtual track. Felipe Massa completed the #StrongTogether team, taking part from Brazil. Despite a few technical incidents, the crew managed to get a solid eighth place.
Calling for donations to fight COVID-19
Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene, accompanied by their two children, went to visit the three online racers on June 13th in the early afternoon to give the drivers some support before the race started at 3pm. During the 24 hours, the crew launched appeals for donations to the Princess Charlene Foundation to fight COVID-19. The amount of the donations has not yet been released.
The other representative of the Principality was Charles Leclerc, F1 driver for Ferrari. The young Monegasque, who took the wheel for the AF Corse crew, declared at the end of the race that he was ready to take part in the real edition of this impressive endurance competition. Let’s see what next year’s Le Mans race will bring.